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January 27th, 2006

A nanomolecular approach for the isolation of foetal cells

Abstract:
The establishment of non-invasive markers for pre-natal diagnosis has long been a research goal. Current invasive procedures have a significant risk of induced abortion (1-2 per cent) or maternal injury, besides considerable discomfort and psychological distress. Foetal cells can be found in the maternal circulation but, so far, due to their low number and degenerating state they have not been considered a reliable for clinical prenatal diagnosis. The overall objective of the SAFER specific targeted research project under FP6 is to exploit breakthroughs at the confluences of bio-, micro- and nanotechnologies to create a low-cost non-invasive intelligent diagnosis system using a nanotechnology-based device for the isolation, enrichment and detection of foetal cells from maternal blood.

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